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  /ˌvʌln(ə)rəˈbɪləti/  noun [uncountable]
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vulnerably adverbIn a dangerous situation: unprotected, vulnerable, at risk, exposed, under threat, at the mercy of, undefended, insecure, playing with fire, in harm’s wayPhysically weak: weak, frail, feeble, infirm, vulnerable, sickly, malnourished, unsteady, enfeebled, weedyWeak and easy to damage or break: weak, fragile, frail, brittle, flimsy, crumbly, breakable, vulnerable, friable, delicately balanced

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